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samantha sews

I'm Samantha (Sam), a mechanical engineer, seamstress, crafter, & entrepreneur. Enjoy perusing photos of my sewing and craft-related adventures. I hope my blog brings inspiration and happiness to your day!

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Tutorials & Free Projects

Tiny Thread Spool Pushpins Tutorial X-Stitch Throw Pillow Tutorial
Starburst Wrapper Bracelet Tutorial Vintage Hassock Reupholstery DIY
Safety Eye Installation Tutorial for Plush a guide to sewing in your dorm room
Sewing Basket Essentials for Beginners a gift guide for the seamstress who has everything



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orange burst

bright orange leaf for fall
hello fall, old friend. you’ve always been my favorite. thank you for the orange.

bright orange leaf for fall

seventeen syllables: a reflection

glowing jellyfish - baltimore aquarium special exhibit

glowing jellyfish - baltimore aquarium special exhibitThe Haiku Project has come to an end. As abruptly as it began, my time spent recording each day in seventeen syllable spurts has reached …

…continue reading “seventeen syllables: a reflection” »

perpetually fleeting

swings in a row

another year tucked behind the folds of our memory, eternal, but gone.

swings in a row


wavy tree and bark

“when you go backwards, you get more time.. forwards makes time go double-fast”

(a quote, formatted to fit this haiku, from my wise father, at futsal practice)

wavy tree and bark…continue reading “temporal” »